Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  302
  • Protein  26 g
  • Carbohydrates  27 g
  • Fat  10 g
  • Cholesterol  142 mg
  • Sodium  307 mg
  • Potassium  441 mg
  • Phosphorus  309 mg
  • Calcium  160 mg
  • Fiber  3.5 g

Super Tuesday Shrimp

Protein lovers, your attention please! Shrimp and steak get the star treatment in this recipe by DaVita renal dietitian, Carol from California. Super Tuesday Shrimp is kidney-friendly and easy to make with Carol’s step-by-step cooking instructions. Simple, snappy and sensational!

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Carol from California.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1 cup


  • 4 ounces pasta, uncooked
  • 2 tablespoons onion
  • 2  garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes in oil
  • 12 ounces medium shrimp, uncooked 
  • 8 ounces  frozen pea pods,
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions, omitting salt. Drain and set aside.
  2. Mince onion and garlic. Shell and devein shrimp.
  3. Sauté onion and garlic in oil until lightly brown.
  4. Add sun dried tomatoes, shrimp and pea pods.
  5. Cook until shrimp change color (but pea pods remain crunchy).
  6. Mix shrimp and pasta.
  7. Sprinkle feta cheese on top and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1-1/2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

    • Four ounces of dry pasta yields 2 cups cooked.
    • Frozen shrimp can be substituted for fresh shrimp.

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Super Tuesday Shrimp

lewislh says:


My wife's favorite dish. Easy to make, all in one dish, very tasty. The sugar snaps make it nice and crunchy.

May. 21, 2010, 4:39 PM - Inappropriate review?

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